Alexandra Cat

About Alexandra Cat

Alexandra Cat is a member of the international teaching and training faculty for The Trauma Centre’s Trauma Sensitive Yoga program. Her interests are in body dysmorphia, fantasy and shame, embodied dignity, agency and righteous fury; she has a special interest in working alongside those with non-conforming identities of sex, gender and sexuality.

Areas of interest

  • Psychology of the body
  • Working with people who hold non-conforming gender or sexuality identities
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Alexandra Cat is a trauma sensitive yoga teacher and international trainer. Her work Yoga Clinic (UK) offers a range of services for people who have been repeatedly exposed to inter-relational abuse and/or neglect.

These include clinical interventions for Complex & Developmental Trauma (sometimes called Treatment Resistant PTSD) as well as opportunities for clients to access more general yoga services from a trauma informed perspective.

Alex is a member of the international teaching and training faculty for The Trauma Center’s Trauma Sensitive Yoga program. Her interests are in body dysmorphia, fantasy and shame, embodied dignity, agency and righteous fury; she has a special interest in working alongside those with non-conforming identities of sex, gender and sexuality.

Alex is a regular guest educator and has presented at national and international ISPS conferences, varieties of NHS Medical Education and CAMHS programs and acts as an independent trauma advisor on various Yoga Teacher Training programs.

Alex offers trauma informed yoga services, to survivors of relational trauma through The Yoga Clinic (UK) and pioneered the Critical Yoga Project.

The Critical Yoga Project facilitates compassionate but challenging conversation between yoga practitioners on issues of guru dynamics and coercive control, re-enactments of structural abuses (particularly racism, colonialism & varieties of heterosexisms) and non-trauma informed yoga practices.

“No intervention that takes power away from the survivor can possibly foster her recovery, no matter how much it appears to be in her own best interests.”
~ Judith Herman, Trauma & Recovery

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